Pedernales is present at Fitur with its nature and adventure tourism offers

Pedernales está presente en Fitur con sus ofertas de turismo de naturaleza y aventura

The southern region of the Dominican Republic participates in the International Tourism Fair (Fitur 2023), with a sample of its nature offer, its beautiful beaches and the diversity that the Enriquillo area of ​​the Caribbean country offers visitors.

Representatives of the companies Larimar Ecotours and Rancho Típico Cueva de las Águilas Glamping Ecolodge, presented at a stand at Fitur 2023 in Madrid, Spain, they presented the offers of the new ecological destination that is in the world through its beautiful beach of Bahía de las Águilas , its biodiversity

They were one of the most visited tables of the Dominican stand, as they explained.

The manager of Larimar Ecotours, Yesenia Saud, stated: “We are here to expose the wide ecotourism potential of the southwest of our country, an area that concentrates the greatest biodiversity on the island and is home to the only Biosphere Reserve in the Dominican Republic. The tourist products that we have make up the entire Enriquillo Region”.


Sued presented the ecotourism routes in the Jaragua, Sierra de Bahoruco and Sierra de Martín García national parks; hiking experiences, as well as bird and amphibian watching in areas such as the Padre Miguel Fuertes wildlife refuge, Laguna de Cabral or Rincón, Laguna de Oviedo, Hoyo de Pelempito and the spectacular water routes that the national recreation area has Cabo Rojo – Bahía de las Águilas.

Agrotourism, scientific tourism options and cultural experiences complement what is undoubtedly the most varied immersion tourism proposal in the country, they were also part of the offer.

Santiago Rodríguez, a tourism entrepreneur, promoted some innovative and eco-sustainable accommodation modalities, based on the projects: Rancho Típico Cueva de las Águilas Glamping Ecologe and Hotel Vista del Águila Ecolodge. The Glamping ecolodge, was one of the first in the country and is located in front of the Cabo Rojo beach, with tents incorporated under the criteria of “green architecture” with a low environmental impact, but at the same time provided with the comfort that it requires. live the experience of a memorable stay, which is complemented by restaurant and spa services. While in the town of Pedernales, the Vista del Águila hotel exhibits a biosustainable construction, oriented towards well-being and comfort in each of its 70 rooms, in a space where the experience integrates the enjoyment of the pool, spa and restaurant.

“Thank God, we are having a busy schedule of meetings with travel agencies, airlines, as well as outbound and inbound tour operators, from various parts of the world, who have shown interest in knowing details of everything we offer in the South” , declared Santiago Rodríguez, CEO of Rancho Típico Cueva de las Águilas, who affirmed that he has been pleasantly surprised by the acceptance of the product in Fitur.

The preservation of the natural environment is a priority in the tourist offer, which stands out for being a stimulus for the senses of any traveler, who have the opportunity to explore virgin landscapes such as Bahía de las Águilas, go hiking, dive to immerse themselves in the blue deep in the sea waters. Another novelty is paddle surfing, a harmonious yoga practice in the private room or receiving a massage in the spa to renew energy, Rodríguez concluded.

Fitur is one of the main tourist exhibitions in the world. It began on the 18th of this month at the IFEMA fairgrounds, Madrid, until this Sunday. During its first day it was open to professionals in the sector but it is now open to the general public. This year the partner country is Guatemala.


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